Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Architect
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 91 86
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 32 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.47% 0.22% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 0.23% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 12
Watford median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £77,500 £73,750 £80,000
% change year-on-year +5.08% -7.81% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 898 869 971
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.23% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 712 770 812
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +13.21%
10th Percentile £25,800 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Watford

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Watford.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in Watford

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Watford over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in Watford

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Infrastructure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 26 (81.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (59.38%) Web Services
3 19 (59.38%) OpenStack
3 19 (59.38%) IaaS
4 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 18 (56.25%) VPN
4 18 (56.25%) DNS
4 18 (56.25%) Internet
4 18 (56.25%) SOA
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Reverse Proxy
4 18 (56.25%) Migration
4 18 (56.25%) Replication
4 18 (56.25%) VMware
5 16 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (50.00%) Firewall
5 16 (50.00%) SaaS
5 16 (50.00%) PaaS
5 16 (50.00%) Presales
6 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
7 14 (43.75%) IBM
8 13 (40.63%) EJB
8 13 (40.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
8 13 (40.63%) SAN
8 13 (40.63%) Unix
8 13 (40.63%) MQSeries
8 13 (40.63%) JMS

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (59.38%) OpenStack
2 13 (40.63%) GlassFish
2 13 (40.63%) JBoss
2 13 (40.63%) MQSeries
2 13 (40.63%) WebLogic
2 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
3 12 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (59.38%) IaaS
4 16 (50.00%) PaaS
4 16 (50.00%) SaaS
5 13 (40.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) DNS
1 18 (56.25%) Internet
1 18 (56.25%) Reverse Proxy
1 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
1 18 (56.25%) VPN
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) VSAN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 10 (31.25%) French Language
1 10 (31.25%) German Language
1 10 (31.25%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Web Services
2 13 (40.63%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (40.63%) EJB
2 13 (40.63%) EJB 3.0
2 13 (40.63%) HornetQ
2 13 (40.63%) Java EE
2 13 (40.63%) Java SE
2 13 (40.63%) JMS
2 13 (40.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (81.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (56.25%) Replication
3 12 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
5 8 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
1 13 (40.63%) Unix
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Migration
1 18 (56.25%) SOA
2 16 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (50.00%) Presales
3 13 (40.63%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Validation
5 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
2 13 (40.63%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
3 11 (34.38%) AWK
4 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) AWS Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) Master's Degree
4 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 12 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Docker
4 2 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) IBM
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) SAP